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Manager, Data Management and Governance

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Ernst & Young
Toronto, Canada

The opportunity

Joining EY’s DnA team in this exciting period of growth will offer a huge variety of opportunity to make a tangible impact to our clients businesses and to your career. We provide constant room for growth through client engagements and personal development. Our practitioners develop and lead innovative data techniques and methods, supporting both business and technology leaders. This role provides the unique opportunity to build a professional network, tackle complex data issues, and drive cutting edge approaches across industry leading clients and domains. The experiences you gain here will be more valuable than anywhere else.

We are currently seeking management consultants with experience in the various data management related capabilities - including data governance, data operating model, data strategy, etc.- to lead and implement leading-edge data management and strategy projects.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Help our clients establish Data Management and Governance programs and drive data ownership into the client businesses
  • Perform Data Management and Governance reviews, Data Maturity assessments
  • Develop, lead, and implement plans that will roll out the Data Management and Governance programs within the client organization
  • Conduct current state assessments, evaluate assessment results, and present findings in a logical and easy-to-understand manner
  • Perform gap analyses to determine initiatives and build out roadmaps to address identified gaps focused on communication plans, governance structures, and investment prioritization for execution
  • Assist with data architecture reviews and advise on data solutions that pertain to Data Governance programs (Data Catalogue, Data Quality, Business Glossary, data tools/software, metadata management, master data management, Lineage)
  • Lead multi-functional teams that could consist of both EY and client staff to scope, shape and deliver projects
  • Utilize subject matter expertise and knowledge of client’s business to develop proposals
  • Develop our people through coaching, talent development, recruitment, and formal performance management
  • Work with the Data & Analytics (D&A) team to develop thought leadership in the Data Management space through collaborating with EY’s internal resources, participating in industry events, etc.
To qualify for the role, you must have

  • 4+ years of experience in and understanding of concepts and frameworks pertaining to Data Management- Data Governance, Data Policy, Data Lineage, Data Models, Data Quality, Data Risk and Control Frameworks, Data Literacy, Reference Data Management, Metadata Management
  • Experience working within Financial Services /Retail/Oil and Gas in a data management related role, with at least 3+ years of experience managing a team
  • Strong leadership experience within data management and governance. For example, you may have previously held a position as a business owner for Data management and governance at a large organization or supported the development and implementation of best practice, worked within a Chief Data Office or provided consulting services for a Chief Data Office; Possess knowledge of frameworks, standards and regulatory requirements related to Data Governance, Data Management - BCBS239, CCAR, etc.  
  • Worked with or have an understating of EDM Council DCAM assessment or an alternative data maturity assessment; be certified in EDM Council DCAM Assessment
  • Experience with data management tools such as Collibra, Informatica, Ataccama, etc.
  • Advanced problem-solving skills, superior communication (verbal and written) with the ability to lead meetings, hold workshops with executives, communicate complex ideas effectively, advocate solutions and results to technology and business audiences
  • Experience working independently, efficiently, and effectively under tight timelines and delivering results by critical deadlines  
  • Experience with client-facing activities such as requirements gathering, facilitating meetings, presentation creation, and ability to prepare client ready deliverables
  • Experience of Agile and traditional SDLC delivery methodologies
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Prior consulting experience
  • Experience monitoring performance, reporting, and economics of ongoing progress for the major initiatives of the business unit you support.
  • Project management and process development expertise in client serving roles
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills
  • Ability to lead teams and take accountability for delivery
Skills and attributes for success

  • Be self-motivated and passionate about data management and governance
  • Fostering an innovative and inclusive team-oriented work environment
  • Leading and coaching diverse teams of professionals with different backgrounds
  • Providing subject matter expertise in defining technical and business approaches
  • Building strong relationships with the clients and cultivating business opportunities
  • Initiating and building thought leadership through white papers, point of views, and proof of concepts
  • Working in an entrepreneurial environment to pave your own career path
  • Ability to meet deadlines and manage project delivery
  • Superior communication and interpersonal skills
  • Develop strategies to solve problems logically using creative methods
  • Evaluate and test various alternative approaches and recommend the best path forward
  • Manage cross functional teams, to ensure project task and timeline accountability
  • Ability to engage and influence large teams and functional leaders

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Employer: Ernst & Young (@EYnews)
Location: Toronto, Canada
Posted Date: 07/07/2022
Expiry Date: 07/11/2022
Type: Full-Time
Categories: Data Manager / Analysis / Governance, Project Manager
Ref: DN-JB-896
Added by: DAM News Administrator
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